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History of Political Economy (2022) 54 (5): 911–919.
Published: 01 October 2022
...Jocelyn Hickey Abstract The main references of the social sciences and humanities are texts. Texts are the means by which social scientists communicate their ideas and the means through which we, as readers, access those same ideas. Consequently, reading can be regarded as one of the main tools...
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History of Political Economy (2022) 54 (5): 935–950.
Published: 01 October 2022
...Jocelyn Hickey Abstract Within the discipline of economics, as within all academic disciplines, scholars produce texts in which they examine, discuss, and sometimes invoke their intellectual predecessors. As historians of economic thought, we are faced with the task of evaluating the readings put...
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History of Political Economy (2023) 55 (4): 755–772.
Published: 01 August 2023
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History of Political Economy (2005) 37 (Suppl_1): 120–142.
Published: 01 December 2005
... of Economic Policy in British Classical Political Economy: A Sympathetic Reading David M. Levy and Sandra J. Peart How selfish soever man may be supposed, there are evidently some principles in his nature, which interest him in the fortune of others...
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History of Political Economy (1996) 28 (3): 329–357.
Published: 01 September 1996
...Wesley Mitchell; Malcolm Rutherford Copyright © 1996 by Duke University Press 1996 Money Economy and Modern Civilization (paper read before the Cross-Roads Club of Stanford, May 6,1910) Wesley Mitchell Edited by Malcolm Rutherford The term “money economy” was brought...
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History of Political Economy (1997) 29 (1): 164–167.
Published: 01 March 1997
... & Boyd. Natural Images in Economic Thought: Markets Read in Tooth and Claw. Edited by Philip Mirowski. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1994.618 pp. $29.95. This collection, which is derived from a colloquium held at the University of Notre Dame in 1991, explores various ways in which...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (2): 323–360.
Published: 01 June 2010
... economic problem. Beyond sovereignty and economy, justice and the public faith were endangered by those who falsified the currency. Yet, the thesis of this paper is that one cannot understand false money in the early modern period by reading texts of that time with today's understanding of false money...
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History of Political Economy (2021) 53 (2): 313–345.
Published: 01 April 2021
... not be read as a scholarly contribution to Jewish economic history. Flirting with stereotypes, Friedman was not looking to be theoretically sound and correct, but to persuade his audiences of the virtues of the free market. We therefore argue that “Capitalism and the Jews” has to be read within...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (3): 425–441.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Maria Pia Paganelli The Theory of Moral Sentiments can be read as a book praising commerce. In The Theory of Moral Sentiments , Adam Smith claims that viewing oneself from a distance decreases the natural tendency toward self-deception and increases the propriety of one's behavior. In front...
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History of Political Economy (2023) 55 (S1): 75–101.
Published: 01 December 2023
... in a specific historical context. A spotlight on unbound print media demonstrates how they enabled Hazlitt to transmit his ideas about the postwar political economy beyond traditional mainstream venues, extending and animating the reading public. Hazlitt's engagement with pamphlet literature likewise inspired...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (1): 151–180.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Bruce Caldwell This article offers a revisionist account of certain episodes in the development of F. A. Hayek's thought. It offers a new reading of his 1937 paper, “Economics and Knowledge,” that draws on unpublished lecture notes in which he articulated more fully the distinctions he made...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (4): 703–729.
Published: 01 August 2019
... Europe and Latin America, where it was read as a foundational text of political economy similar to Adam Smith’s Wealth of Nations . The aim of this article is to contribute to the analysis of the mutual implication between the economic and the political order of society by revisiting Genovesi’s theory...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (2): 235–276.
Published: 01 June 2012
... by such historians as Mauro Boianovsky, Perry Mehrling, and the present author, reading Patinkin's doctoral dissertation shed new light on his major work. However, those articles only contain partial presentations of the thesis. This essay helps to fill that gap. It offers a detailed presentation of the second part...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (2): 375–378.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Philip Bennett Why is economics a field where mainstream journalism generally follows and seldom leads? Why is there so little independent, original journalistic inquiry, and as a result so few earth-shaking scoops or must-read revelations? Economics confounds many journalists assigned to cover...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (4): 619–641.
Published: 01 November 2012
... part, of the Portuguese empire. The reading of economic texts of this period allows for an interpretation of the role played by the enlightened economic literature to challenge and transform the existing structures of the old colonial regime, as well as to prepare Brazil for its future path of economic...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (2): 287–309.
Published: 01 June 2013
... types of social expediency, thus reducing the role of luck in human affairs. Over time, justice requires a move from ``democratic equality'' to the achievement of ``luck egalitarianism.'' Rather than viewing these as competing approaches to justice, this reading of Mill views them as succeeding stages...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (1): 1–32.
Published: 01 March 2014
... of public finance as a distinct field within economics. This includes examination of the subject’s definition, its boundaries, and the types of analyses undertaken. Academic training, including courses and readings, at Columbia, Chicago, Harvard, and Wisconsin is compared. Correspondence may...
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History of Political Economy (2022) 54 (4): 599–617.
Published: 01 August 2022
.... Several assessments of Cantillon's work do him a disservice by saddling him with a crude and unsatisfactory theory of value—specifically a “land-embodied” explanation of relative commodity values. That may at present be described as the dominant reading. While it is true that not all interpreters...
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History of Political Economy (2022) 54 (4): 785–799.
Published: 01 August 2022
... as formulated by Max Weber. This article maintains that a closer reading of Eucken and Weber reveals the similarity of their positions. Thus, Eucken should be seen as a proponent of the principle of value freedom. At the same time, his treatment of the subject suggests that his (implicit) model of policymaking...
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History of Political Economy (2022) 54 (5): 921–934.
Published: 01 October 2022
... of moral philosophy and conceived of his writing as a branch of that discipline. This article suggests that we can better come to understand some important elements of Smith's thinking if we appreciate and read The Theory of Moral Sentiments in the context of a philosophical debate between Smith and his...